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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Vento


VENTA | VENTI | VENTO

Almost unique, it would be an abruzzese, twenty would seem specific of the area that includes Umbria, Abruzzo and Lazio, in particular of Perugia and Gualdo Tadino (PG), Sulmona and Luco of the Marsi in L'aquilano, Rome and Riano (RM), with a small strain also in Nisseno, Especially in Serradifalco, Vento has a strain originating in Lazio in Rome and in Latinense in Spigno Saturnia and Minturno, and a main nucleus in Sicily in Messina, Milazzo (ME), Palermo, Lercara Friddi and Giuliana nel Palermitano, Castelvetrano and Mazara del Vallo in Province of Trapani, and Sciacca and Ribera in the Agrigentino. Integrations provided by Stefano Ferrazzi Venta, very rare, is found almost exclusively in L'aquilano, twenty is typical mostly of central Italy, with major strains in the Roman, Aquilano and Perugino, but with smaller strains also between Nyssa and Ennese and in North of the country, wind, practically pan-Italian, is diffused more between the South and the center Italy, with main nuclei in Messina, in Palermo, in Agrigentino, in Trapani, in Neapolitan, in Latinense and in the Roman, all these surnames derive from Medieval name Wind, born for apheresis named Benevento or Bonivento, with the literal meaning of welcome (to be understood in an affective or gratulatory sense; see also welcome and come). With regard to the last names in question, therefore, these are the cognominizations of the personal name of the ancestor. Additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli the surname Venti is present in 79 Italian municipalities, most of which are located in the area of Rome, southern Lazio, central-Western Abruzzo and Umbria (area of Perugia). Some small group is also present in Sicily, Lombardy and Piedmont. Almost certainly corresponds to the cardinal number. Rohlfs 194 attests the last name won in Messina and Syracuse. It also presents many others of this type: Five, thirteen, Thirty-nine, forty Eight, Fifty, fifty-four, sixty. Moreover: Chinnici, Dòdisi, and the ordinals Décimo, the third, sixth, seventh. De Felice certifies the existence of twenty-five and forty. According to Rohlfs 114, all surnames composed of a number "seem to be a characteristic trait or an episode of which we ignore the particulars".

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/


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